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Baird's Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)
Nethertown, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
September 10th, 2016.
Video available here
Wood Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Churchtown pond, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
September 10th, 2016.
Wood Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Churchtown pond, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
September 10th, 2016.
Curlew Sandpiper front, Wood Sandpiper behind
Terek Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
August 21st, 2016.
Terek Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
August 21st, 2016.
Lesser Yellowlegs, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Swords Estuary, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
August 14th, 2016.
Lesser Yellowlegs, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Swords Estuary, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
August 14th, 2016.
Lesser Yellowlegs, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Swords Estuary, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
August 14th, 2016.
Western Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
July 23rd, 2016.
Western Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
July 23rd, 2016.
Western Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
July 23rd, 2016.
Western Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
July 23rd, 2016.
Avocet, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
May 29th, 2016.
Yellow Wagtail, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
May 14th, 2016.
Grasshopper Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia)
Churchtown, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
September 10th, 2016.
Common Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
July 2nd, 2016.
Common Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
July 2nd, 2016.
Little Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Little Tern (Sternula albifrons)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
June 4th, 2016.
Cuckoo, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
April 24th, 2016.
Northern Wheatear, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
March 25th, 2016.
Redpoll, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Redpoll (Carduelis cabaret)
Wexford Town, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
March 19th, 2016.
Siskin, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Siskin (Carduelis spinus)
Wexford Town, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
March 19th, 2016.
Siskin, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Siskin (Carduelis spinus)
Wexford Town, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
March 19th, 2016.
Sparrowhawk, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
March 12th, 2016.
Curlew, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Carne, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
March 5th, 2016.
Common Kestrel, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
February 28th, 2016.
Common Kestrel, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
February 28th, 2016.
Rock Pipit, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus)
Duncannon, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
January 16th, 2016.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 30th September
2004 Marsh Warbler, Cork
2002 Honey Buzzard, Wexford
2000 Honey Buzzard, Down
1998 Little Bunting, Donegal
1991 Macaronesian Shearwater, Clare
1985 Short-billed Dowitcher, Wexford
1985 Bee-eater, Cork
1984 Black and White Warbler, Derry
1976 Bluethroat, Cork
1966 American Golden Plover, Cork
1964 Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Mayo
1959 Caspian Tern, Donegal
1957 Blue-winged Teal, Derry
1956 Short-toed Lark, Wexford
1888 Pied Flycatcher, Cork
1853 Dotterel, Tipperary
More details
Marsh Warbler
Galley Head, Cork. 2004.
3rd Irish Record
Honey Buzzard
Carnsore Point, Wexford. 2002.
2 birds
Honey Buzzard
St. John's Point, Down. 2000.
Dark phase bird. Observed to fly out to sea
Little Bunting
Tory Island, Donegal. 1998.
Macaronesian Shearwater
Off the Bridges of Ross, Clare. 1991.
4th Irish Record
Short-billed Dowitcher
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 1985.
1st Irish Record
Bee-eater
Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1985.
Flew NE over the island
Black and White Warbler
Loughermore Forest, Derry. 1984.
2nd Irish Record. 11th WP record
Bluethroat
The Glen, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1976.
American Golden Plover
Douglas Estuary, Cork. 1966.
6th Irish Record
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Keel, Achill Island, Mayo. 1964.
3rd Irish Record. Probably the same bird observed 8 miles away on the Curraun peninsula the following day
Caspian Tern
Off Tory Island, Donegal. 1959.
1st Irish Record
Blue-winged Teal
Lough Beg, Derry. 1957.
Shot. 7th Irish Record. 2nd NI Record
Short-toed Lark
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 1956.
7th Irish Record
Pied Flycatcher
Fastnet Rock, Cork. 1888.
5th Irish Record
Dotterel
Near Clonmel, Tipperary. 1853.
Shot. 8th Irish Record
FIRST WP RECORDS
on 30th September:
Savannah Sparrow, Shirva, Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland. 30th September, 1987.
Trapped. Remained until the following day. First WP record of a typical form, second WP record overall. Earlier record of the distinctive race called Ipswich Sparrow in 1982
Ellis, P.M. & Riddiford, N.J. 1992. Notes: Savannah Sparrow in Shetland: second record for the Western Palearctic. British Birds 85(10): 561-564
Brown Shrike, Grutness, Sumburgh, Shetland, Scotland. 30th September, 1985.
Remained until 2nd October
Hume, R.A. 1993. Brown Shrike in Shetland: new to Britain and Ireland. British Birds 86(12): 600-604